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Abacus - Retrospection: 1971-1982 CD (album) cover




Crossover Prog

2.69 | 4 ratings

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3 stars A 'best-of-Abacus' for those who don't want to buy all four albums of them. The choice of tracks is arguable, though. The 2 songs of the first album are well chosen but the great instrumental 'Capuccino' is missing. The 2nd album with only one track (yet the best) is underrepresented, though apart from 'Seasong' there aren't more really progressive tracks on it. Unfortunately too many songs from their third album which is their weakest. 'Midway' is well represented with it's titletrack, the best song from that album by far. But what reason is there for including the b-side from their comeback single from 1982? That's pure crap, a terrific mixture between Styx and Bon Jovi....
ekaton | 3/5 |


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